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Plant Manager

Location: Holland, MI
Date Posted: 05-31-2017
Plant Manager - - Holland, Michigan
Disher is partnering with a Michigan based automotive supplier, in their need for a full-time Plant Manager for their facility in Rochester Hills, Michigan
The Plant Manager will serve customers with industry-leading quality and delivery performance while creating a safe, high performance culture for employees. In addition, they will maintain strong quality system discipline, consistent operational results and year over year improvements in productivity.
  • Develop and implement plans for operational improvements by analyzing the value stream and targeting measurable improvements in labor efficiency, quality, yield, and equipment utilization.  
  • Maintain appropriate level of staff to meet business and budgetary goals and objectives. In times of variance, quickly develop action plans to remedy the situation.
  • Develop and implement Key Performance Indictors.
  • Support future workforce planning with training programs as well as employee development efforts.
  • Ensure there is a robust inventory management, scheduling and material handling system. Work with Supply Chain Manger to ensure discipline and enhancement of current system.
  • Work with Facilities and Maintenance to ensure the safe and efficient use of the building and equipment.
  • Work with the Process Engineering team on equipment improvements and qualifications.
  • Drive discipline and improvements to the Quality Management System, work with Corporate Quality team to support third party and customer audits.
  • Translate forecasted demand into accurate direct labor budges and indirect workforce plans to support the budgeting process.
  • Lead the plant leadership team and establish processes to measure operational performance and impact of strategic initiatives.
  • Coordinate with program management to support efficient and effective launches of new products and programs.
  • Drive standards and support the development of subject matter and process in PLEX ERP system.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Operations Management, or similar field.
  • Equivalent experience and professional training.
  • 7+ years of experience in operations leadership role.
  • Experience in the automotive industry is preferred.
  • Skilled in leading people and managing projects, timelines and budgets.
  • Strong implementer of Lean Manufacturing principles, including Six Sigma or other statistical problem-solving skills.
  • Project management and capital budgeting experience preferred.
  • Familia with ISO/TS, IATF 16949 and PLEX ERP or equivalent software.
  • Must have current and continuing right to work in the USA without sponsorship.
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About Disher:
Disher is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in West and East Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
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